FOXBORO (CBS) – Manicures and massages were the name of the game at Gillette Stadium Thursday, as the Patriots hosted a group of cancer survivors for a special day of pampering.

The 14 survivors received surprise invitations last week while at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Mass General Hospital – hand delivered by members of the team.

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft with guests at the annual event. (WBZ-TV)

Today, the women got a break from doctor appointments and cancer treatments. They were driven to Foxboro for a day of relaxation. The survivors received breakfast and lunch, manicures, massages, were led in relaxation yoga, and then walked down onto the field to take in the view.

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Patriots players James White, Devin McCourty, and David Andrews meet with members of the team’s pampering event. (WBZ-TV)

Patriots owner Robert Kraft was on hand, as were several players including James White, Matthew Slater, David Andrews, and Devin McCourty.

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The day’s biggest surprise came when the women were invited to attend Sunday night’s highly anticipated Patriots vs. Chiefs game at Gillette.